Understanding Source Measure Unit Specifications

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Source measure units are test and measurement equipment that contain a voltage and current source and ammeter and voltmeter in one, conveninent package. As such, they have endless applications wherever both a source and measuring device is needed. Fundamental to operating such devices are understanding the different terminologies and specifications that are unique to this type of instrument, as well as features common to other test and measurement equipment. Download the understanding source measure unit specifications application note to obtain proficiency when operating these devices.  


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